Anita Chapman

About me

Social Media Manager for the Historical Novel Society. I’m seeking agent representation for my novel, ‘The Journal’: women’s commercial fiction with WW2 journal excerpts set in Siena, Italy. Currently working on a novel set in eighteenth century and present day, ‘The Painting’. I’m a member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s New Writers’ Scheme.

From my website

My Mother and The Durrells

View of Trafalgar Square from steps of The National Gallery yesterdayTomorrow it will be fourteen years since my mother passed away. Time heals, but there are reminders of her everywhere, which creep up when I least expect them to. Once someone has gone, they're so quickly forgotten (unless they're in…

Alison Morton on Taming Research!

Alison Morton is my guest today, with advice on how to tame research. I’ve known Alison for a few years, through Twitter, the Romantic Novelists’ Association, and the Historical Novel Society ("HNS"); and we've got to know each other especially well over the past year whilst working on publicity for the upcoming…

Something for the Inspiration

I’ve written a few posts about inspiration on this blog, and recently I read Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love, a New York Times Best Seller for over 200 weeks: a memoir of her journey of self-discovery, set in Italy, India and…

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